Volunteer at Farmfest

Help us out during the festival and receive a discount


Volunteer at Farmfest! CONSIDER THIS YOUR DONATON....and enjoy a great weekend as a Farmfest Farm Hand. Weekend admission for volunteers is discounted to just $25 at the gate or $26 purchased online.

We are looking for long-term commitment folks, but are happy with a one year helper too. Volunteers, you are the heart and soul of the festival and we depend on you for our existence and health of community. Not only that, it's a blast. Come early...stay late. Come camp all summer if you want. Please call Stacy Jo at 989-619-3333 for summer volunteer live/camp on site positions.

Planting Weekends: Feed the Festival with what we grow on the farm. Memorial Day Weekend, starting May 26 (weekend passes to the festival will be provided).

Get er' Done Weekend: Help get the festival site ready and work on special projects. Late June -- watch for a date here (weekend passes to the festival will be provided).

If you plan on volunteering during the Festival, you are welcome to set up camp on Wednesday prior to the Festival. In fact we encourage all volunteers to come in on Wednesday if you can. Get the best camp sites and check in. Plan on providing your own meals. You will receive 5 Farm Bucks when your coordinator signs off for your work.

When you contact us about volunteering, please list the jobs you'd be able to do and the times you would be available.

Volunteer Application

Please mail the form to:
1865 Roby Road
Johannesburg, MI 49751

Upcoming Events:

May 26-28, 2018: Planting Weekend

Each spring, the greenhouse fills up with amazing plants promising great organic food choices for us at Farmfest. Come help us plant the gardens, and earn a weekend pass to Farmfest. Bring a dish to pass, your camping gear and instruments for campfire jamming.

June 23-24, 2018: Get ‘er Done Vounteer Work Weekend

Preparing the farm for Farmfest is always a very rewarding experience. This is the time we can get creative. What is it that you would like to see added to the land? Let us know and help manifest it. Of course there are the usual annual items that need to be done: Cow barrels, butt cans, prepping the stages and clearing the trails. Weed whacking and mowing. Organizing the kitchen. Etc etc etc.

August 9-12, 2018: Farmfest 2018!

Come enjoy a weekend of fun, family and music. Bring a camper, or a tent, or sleep under the stars!

October 20, 2018: Halloween Bash

Celebrate the change of seasons with food, music and costumes.

February 2019: Sledfest!

Lit trails for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Great food and pub. Music starts at 3:00 with many bands performing. Winner gets a main stage booking at Farmfest 2018. Snow Art winner gets two weekend passes. Winter camping if you dare. Bonfire to light a small city. Inner child fun!!

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